Critical Infrastructure


On a wing and a prayer

On A Wing And A Prayer

Newfoundland and Labrador-based commercial service provider Cougar Helicopters doesn’t take safety and security lightly.

Cybersecurity Defensive Stance Protects Small Business Computers

Cybersecurity Defensive Stance Protects Small Business Computers

Cybercriminals are taking a toll on small businesses. Revealed here are some of cybercriminals' most popular tactics and how small businesses can counter-act them.

How Cyberthieves Stole $45 Million from ATMs and How You Can Protect Your ATM Card

How Cyberthieves Stole $45 Million from ATMs and How You Can Protect Your ATM Card

It seems that masks and guns were replaced with laptops and Internet, creating an untypical bank heist.

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With the Virtual Security system in place, Marine Container Services has achieved its main objective: securing its cargo and reducing theft.

Voltage Security Comments on Hacker Charges and Sentencing

Voltage Security Comments on Hacker Charges and Sentencing

VP Mark Bower, on behalf of Voltage Security, has issued these statements about the recent hacking news of charges against Reuters’ Matthew Keys and yesterday’s sentencing of AT&T hacker, Andrew Auernheimer.

Police Virus Infections on the Rise Reported PandaLabs

Police Virus Infections on the Rise Reported PandaLabs

The number of infections has doubled since the arrest of the cyber-gang leader in Dubai, indicating continued proliferation of insidious viruses.

Six Steps To Choosing Your Next Gen Intrusion Prevention System

Six Steps To Choosing Your Next Gen Intrusion Prevention System

IT professionals are adopting the latest technologies to meet increasing bandwidth demands, create higher and faster performing networks and increase availability.

Dealing with Transit security issues in real time

What's Around The Bend

Transit authorities face security problems on an ongoing basis—everything from graffiti artists and pickpockets to precious metal theft and fuel siphoning. For years now, security experts have relied on camera installations for incident control, but too often surveillance video has been used more as a forensic tool to investigate the aftermath rather than as a practical tool to detect and possibly prevent incidents from happening.



High-quality sound systems can be implemented over a virtually limitless, multi-zone area

Audio Combines Communication And Security

Over the past two decades, many widely known incidents have occurred that have caused the loss of life. Emergency situations, ranging from the 9/11 attacks to fires to public stampedes at sports and religious gatherings, have caused various agencies to begin to analyze the weaknesses of all types of communications systems used in venues and transportation hubs worldwide.

One World, One Call

Many of today’s growth-oriented businesses aim to extend operations to other states and countries after solidifying success in existing markets, and this trend will only continue to accelerate.

Department of Homeland Security to Test U.S. Bridges for Vulnerability

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has joined forces with the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center to conduct series of experiments that assess potential vulnerability of critical structural components of aging steel bridges.

Major U.S. International Airport Expands Use of Smarter Security Technology

Smarter Security Inc. recently announced that one of the country’s Top 25 largest airports recently expanded its use of the company’s Door Detective CL to better secure employee-only doors and elevators in the airport terminal.

HID Access Control Solutions Increase Security at Power Plant in China

HID Global announced today that the company’s network access control solutions and contactless readers have been deployed at the Fuxi power plant in China’s Sichuan province. The new system provides increased security that ensures the operational safety of production and facility areas, offers real-time monitoring at the central station and enables security administrators to remotely close facility doors for improved safety management.

White Paper Examines Certificate Management Challenges and Entrust

With the constant evolution of security threats, forward-thinking companies must closely scrutinize their security framework. Key components in an organization's security infrastructure are digital certificates, which not only provide identification assurances, but also support secure data transfer.

Critical Infrastructures Built to Withstand Almost Anything

In an ideal world, every tunnel, train terminal, and critical building would be built like a fortress to withstand any emergency. But in the real world, construction costs matter and engineers "build to code." While Americans can take comfort that their critical infrastructure meets minimum codes for safety, when terror—or nature—hits especially hard, minimum codes provide minimal comfort.

A Tale of Three Cities

Salvaging the existing investment in coax cabling is often the number-one reason surveillance users are reluctant to switch to network video. The perceived cost of storage is a close second.

New Index Ranks Ability of G20 Nations to Withstand Cyber Attacks, Harness Digital Environment

A benchmark study of 19 of the world’s 20 leading economies found that the United Kingdom and the United States lead Group of 20 (G20) countries in their ability to withstand cyber attacks and to deploy the digital infrastructure necessary for a productive and secure economy. The index also found that several major economies—Argentina, Indonesia, Russia and Saudi Arabia—do not have cybersecurity plans and do not appear to be developing them.

Power to the System

Power to the System

Power supplies are a vital system component but are not always considered to be mission critical. Often situated in a utility area, power supplies are essential to continuous, trouble-free operation.

Powering Your Campus

Powering Your Campus

By the time disaster strikes, it is too late to take many of the important steps to protect a campus. Unfortunately, many educational institutions overlook disaster preparedness planning or simply assume a calamity won’t happen on their campus.

Symantec: Global Critical Infrastructure Providers Less Aware and Engaged in Government Programs

Critical infrastructure providers come from industries that are of such importance that if their cyber networks were successfully attacked and disabled, it would result in an actual threat to national security.

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